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Carlos Sanz map collection

  • ASM0313
  • Collection
  • 1482-1598

Carlos Sanz was the author of several articles and books dealing with cartography and the discovery of the New World. The Sanz map Collection includes 19 reproductions of maps and charts originally published between 1482 and 1598 by well known car...

Mark F. Boyd collection

  • ASM0037
  • Collection
  • 1493-1953

The Mark F. Boyd Collection contains materials relating to Florida and United States history as well as to natural history and medicine.  The collection, arranged in six series, includes maps, newspapers, prints, photographs, pamphlets, original d...

Boyd, Mark F., 1889-1968

Caribbean Documents Collection

  • ASM0570
  • Collection
  • 1542-1959

The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the ...

Walter Tennyson Swingle collection

  • ASM0188
  • Collection
  • 1586-1952

The Walter Tennyson Swingle Collection contains research material and correspondence of Walter T. Swingle as well as translations and correspondence of Michael J. Hagerty. The Swingle portion of the collection is comprised of his articles, manuscr...

Swingle, Walter T. (Walter Tennyson), 1871-1952

N.B.T. Roney map collection

  • ASM0311
  • Collection
  • 1644-1860

N.B.T. Roney moved to Miami Beach in 1918 and went on to become one of the largest builders in Beach history. Two of his most important developments are the Roney Plaza Hotel and Española Way. His map collection consists of 28 pre-20th century map...

Phanor James Eder papers

  • ASM0062
  • Collection
  • 1644-1971

The Phanor James Eder collection consists mainly of correspondence.  The letters are from the mid 1800's to the early 1900's.  The bulk of the correspondence is addressed to Santiago M. Eder, Dr. Eder's father.  These letters are di...

Eder, Phanor James, 1880-1971

British and American Social History Pamphlet collection

  • ASM0042
  • Collection
  • 1686-1860

The pamphlets, published in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, consist of political essays, economic commentaries, treatises on the poor, religious sermons, speeches on current events of the time, reports to government, notes on history, almanacs,...

Louis C. Karpinski map collection

  • ASM0309
  • Collection
  • 1694-1938

The Karpinski Map Collection contains maps from the Caribbean, the Southeast of the United States, the Mediterranean, Central America, and South America.

Florence Brigham papers

  • ASM0039
  • Collection
  • 1791-1957

The Florence Brigham Papers consist of four boxes of material totalling two cubic feet of files. The Papers include research materials Brigham compiled from numerous primary and secondary sources including articles and books, diaries, notes and ot...

Brigham, Florence

Edward Spalding Papers

  • CHC0184
  • Collection
  • 1795-1825

The Edward Spalding Papers document the commercial and personal activities of Edward Spalding, a shipping agent who worked in Cuba during the early nineteenth century.  The Papers include correspondence, receipts, bills and other documents.  Corre...

Spalding, Edward

Spohrer, B. F. collection

  • ASM0612
  • Collection
  • 1810-1876

Contains ten issues of Mexican, Honduran, and Argentinian newspapers from the 19th century, and one cache of Mexican letters from the 19th century, including one signed by Porfirio Díaz, the President of Mexico from 1876 to 1880 and from 1884 to 1...

Fred Koch collection

  • ASM0117
  • Collection
  • 1823-1944

The personal papers of Frederick H. Koch, dramatist and educator, were donated to the University of Miami Archives by his son Fred H. Koch Jr., a Professor in Drama here at the University of Miami from 1939 to 1977.  The collection was received in...

Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944

René Leon Papers

  • CHC5037
  • Collection
  • 1827-1993

The papers consist of documents, correspondence and clippings of Cuban exile associations, materials related to the "Municipios de Cuba en el Exilio" and a list of prisoners of the Virginus.

Leon, René

Abner T. Allen papers

  • ASM0009
  • Collection
  • 1832-1896

The Abner T. Allen Papers consist primarily of Allen's correspondence with family in New England during the mid- to late-1800s.The papers of Abner T. Allen reflect his life as a farmer and merchant in the state of Ohio during the 1800's....

Allen, Abner T., 1813-1901

Lloyd T. Everett papers

  • ASM0068
  • Collection
  • 1833-1950

Lloyd T. Everett practiced law and researched, wrote and lectured on Confederate history from a legal standpoint. His papers contain manuscript copies of articles and books as well as published works. Articles include manuscript copies of "Ab...

Everett, Lloyd T. (Lloyd Tilghman), 1875-1958

Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection

  • ASM0636
  • Collection
  • 1834-1973

Photographer Richard Hoit came to Miami in 1914 when he was 27. Already an experienced movie and aerial photographer, his collection of photographs includes landscapes from diverse regions including Massachusetts, Vermont and Florida in the United...

Fernando Fernández-Cavada Collection

  • CHC5006
  • Collection
  • 1846-1976

The Fernando Fernández-Cavada Collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Federico, Adolfo, and Emilio Fernández-Cavada, as well as of Emilio Fernández-Cavada Suárez del Villar. Many of the letters are written in code and have been tran...

Fernández-Cavada, Fernando

Cuba: Capitanía General Collection

  • CHC0380
  • Collection
  • 1851-1898

The Cuba: Capitania General Collection contains the “bandos” (edicts), “Reales Ordenes” and official forms from the governments of Valeriano Weyler and Ramón Blanco.

Capitanía General

David Masnata y de Quesada Collection

  • CHC0221
  • Collection
  • 1861-1979

The David Masnata Collection contains research material on Cuban and Spanish genealogy, heraldry and family names.

Masnata y de Quesada, David, 1926-1988

Gerardo Machado y Morales Papers

  • CHC0336
  • Collection
  • 1873-1994

The Gerardo Machado y Morales Papers consist primarily of the correspondence, business and legal documents, and photographs of Machado and his family in their years of exile after 1933. The bulk of the materials in this collection make up Series I...

Machado y Morales, Gerardo, 1871-1939

Robert M. Levine papers

  • ASM0315
  • Collection
  • 1876-1992

Dr. Robert M. Levine (1941-2003) was the Gabelli Senior Scholar in the Arts and Sciences, Director of Latin American Studies, and professor of history at the University of Miami. Throughout his career, Dr. Levine exhibited a strong interest in Bra...

Cordovés and Bolaños Families Collection

  • CHC0398
  • Collection
  • 1878-1999

The Cordovés & Bolaños Families Collection contains letters, clippings, documents, and photographs from Cuba's Wars of Independence and the Bay of Pigs Invasion.The collection contains materials from the Cuban Wars of Independence, includ...

Mestre, Julio Angel

Tomás Estrada Palma Collection

  • CHC0460
  • Collection
  • 1880-1999

The Tomás Estrada Palma Collection contains materials from a scrapbook donated by the great-grandson of TEP, Tomás Douglas Estrada Palma III. Items that were preserved in the scrapbook include photographs, letters, personal documents, and newspape...

Palma, Tomás Estrada

Polita Grau de Agüero Papers

  • CHC0356
  • Collection
  • 1882-2000

The Polita Grau de Agüero Papers document two aspects of Polita Grau’s life and family. The correspondence, writings, and memorabilia primarily document Polita’s time as a political prisoner in Cuba as well as her activities in exile on behalf of ...

Maria Leopoldina Grau Alsina, 1915-2000

Charles Deering collection

  • ASM0055
  • Collection
  • 1883-1926

Charles Deering was a collector of art and a friend to many notable artists including John Sargeant and Augustus St. Gaudens. Painting, scrulpture, prints, rugs and many other items combined to decorate and furnish the Deering Estate in Florida.  ...

Deering, Charles, 1852-1927

Florida Photograph Album collection

  • ASM0286
  • Collection
  • 1884-1970

The Florida Photograph Album Collection collects assorted photograph albums in which the content predominantly depicts Florida. The photographs range from the 1880s into the 1970s, and depict St. Augustine, Palm Beach, the Everglades, Miami, Nassa...

Florida Promotional Materials collection

  • ASM0250
  • Collection
  • 1886-

The Florida Promotional Materials (1886 to present) consists of a variety of advertising literature used by governmental and private organizations to depict the region as an ideal vacation destination. The collection includes various richly illust...

Manuel R. Bustamante Photograph Collection

  • CHC5017
  • Collection
  • 1890-1999

The Manuel R. Bustamente Photograph Collection consists primarily of hundreds of black and white photographs of Cuba from the early 1900s to the 1930s. There are several photographs dating from the 1950s and 1960s, and a few color snapshots from t...

Bustamante, Manuel R.

Gareth and Janet Dunleavy collection

  • ASM0556
  • Collection
  • 1892-1991

Gareth and Janet Dunleavy were historians of Irish literature and culture. The Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection was donated by Gareth and Janet Dunleavy in memory of Bernard Benstock, a colleague who served the University of Miami in many capa...

Dunleavy, Gareth W.

Eduardo Martín Sansaricq Papers

  • CHC0453
  • Collection
  • 1894-1952

The papers consist of correspondence with Generalísimo Máximo Gómez, General José Miguel Gómez as Governor of the Province of Santa Clara, and Colonel Benigno Alonso among others. Also in this collection are included documents pertaining to differ...

Martín Sansaricq, Eduardo

Robert Fitch Smith Papers

  • ARC6400
  • Collection
  • 1894-1964

Drawings, watercolors, sketchbooks, photographs, personal papers, scrapbooks

Smith, Robert Fitch, 1894-1964

Carmen V. Suárez Collection

  • CHC0561
  • Collection
  • 1896-1938

The collection consists of correspondence to Gabriel Montaner from Generalísimo Máximo Gómez and Rafael Rodríguez during the Cuban Independence War and a copy of a Cuban newspaper, "Avance."

Suarez, Carmen V.

M.S. Mishler collection

  • ASM0135
  • Collection
  • 1897-1950

The M.S. Mishler Collection consists of two account books of Mr. M.S. Mishler and one account book of the Little River Mutual Telephone Co. of Little River, Florida. Mr. Mishler and his family moved in 1899 from Chicago to Little River, an area so...

Remigio Fernández Collection

  • CHC0006
  • Collection
  • 1897-1906

The papers consist of handwritten manuscripts related to the Spanish-American War and the liberation of Cuba, as well as, materials related to the Junta Patriotica de Cayo Hueso.  The manuscripts include poems and documents.  Printed materials fro...

Fernández, Remigio

Julio A. Domínguez Collection

  • CHC0450
  • Collection
  • 1898-1951

Born in Cifuentes, Cuba in 1861, Julio A. Domínguez was a member of the Cuban rebel army better known as Mambises o Ejército Libertador. After the Spanish American War, he held many positions in the Cuban government under American jurisdiction and...

Domínguez, Julio A.

Franklin Q. Brown papers

  • ASM0483
  • Collection
  • 1898

The Franklin Q. Brown Papers consist primarily of letters written by railroad executive Brown in 1898 while he served as colonel of the Florida State Militia during the Spanish-American War. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and...

Brown, Franklin Quimby, 1862-1955

Virgil Barker papers

  • ASM0023
  • Collection
  • 1899-1964

The Virgil Barker Papers document the career of an influential critic and historian, and provide a interesting record of American art history from 1920-60.  The papers contain Barker's writings on art history, American culture, literature, hi...

Barker, Virgil, 1890-1965

Augustus C. Mayhew, Jr. Photograph Collection

  • CHC5209
  • Collection
  • 1901-1952

The Augustus C. Mayhew, Jr. Photograph Collection consists of black and white photographs of the Mayhew and McAbee families during their time living in the American colony of La Gloria in the province of Camagüey, Cuba. The photographs include vie...

Mayhew Jr., Augustus C., 1879-1961

Wilgus, A. Curtis papers

  • ASM0201
  • Collection
  • 1901-1981

The A. Curtis Wilgus Papers document the pioneering efforts by historian and author A. Curtis Wilgus (1898-1981) in the area of Latin American studies and the emergence of "Pan Americanism." The correspondence, writings, research files, ...

Wilgus, A. Curtis (Alva Curtis), 1897-1981

Joseph Spencer Kennard papers

  • ASM0113
  • Collection
  • 1902-1939

The Joseph Spencer Kennard Papers includes correspondence, a scrapbook, and the manuscript of A Literary History of the Italian People (1940) by Joseph Spencer Kennard (1859-1944), author of several books about Italian literature and theater.

Kennard, Joseph Spencer, 1859-1944

Pan American World Airways, Inc. records

  • ASM0341
  • Collection
  • 1902-2005

The records of Pan American World Airways Inc. begin with the company's founding in 1927 and document the 64 year lifespan of a pioneer airline and international symbol of adventure and romance. The 1,500 linear foot collection contains evide...

Pan American World Airways, Inc.

Augustus Seymour Houghton collection

  • ASM0098
  • Collection
  • 1905-1948

The papers of A.S. Houghton (1866-1948) numbering approximately 4500 items consist of articles, printed matter, newspaper clippings, by-laws, legislative matter, and pamphlets. The material extends from 1905 to 1948 with the bulk of the papers fal...

Houghton, A. S., 1866-1948

Theodore Spicer-Simson collection

  • ASM0185
  • Collection
  • 1906-1979

The Theodore Spicer-Simson Collection contains the Spicer-Simson medallions as well as photographs, correspondence, typescripts and other related material.The bulk of the collection consists of the Spicer-Simson medallions. These are portrait meda...

Spicer-Simson, Theodore, 1871-1959

Carrie Dunlap papers

  • ASM0061
  • Collection
  • 1907-1959

The Ruth Bryan Owen letters are intimate personal letters to a lifelong woman friend. Within the group there are different signatures and/or letterheads 1) Mrs. Ruth Bryan Leavitt 2) R with B imposed upon the R within a circle 3) Ruth within a cir...

Dunlap, Carrie, 1907-1929

Model Land Company records

  • ASM0075
  • Collection
  • 1907-1967

American petroleum baron and founder of the Florida East Cost Railroad, Henry Flagler (1830-1913) created the Model Land Company (MLC) in 1896 to manage his rapidly expanding real estate holdings in the state of Florida. The Model Land Company Rec...

Model Land Company

Bob Simms collection

  • ASM0650
  • Collection
  • 1907-2006

The Bob Simms Collection documents the life and activities of Robert H. Simms in the black communities in Coconut Grove and Miami and reflects his work with the Community Relations Board and the Defense Race Relations Institute. The Collection als...

Simms, Bob, 1927-

W.A. Blount papers

  • ASM0405
  • Collection
  • 1910-1911

The W.A. Blount Papers consist of the correspondence of 1910 and 1911 between W.A. Blount of the Pensacola, Florida, law firm of Blount, Blount and Carter and R.E. Hall, superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction of Dade County, Florid...

Blount, W.A.

Biscayne Bay Collection

  • MAR1002
  • Collection
  • 1910-2008

The histories of Miami and Biscayne Bay are intimately related. In addition to food, industry, transportation and recreation, the Bay provides a constant source of aesthetic satisfaction to those who live and work along its shores.Biscayne Bay is ...

Hale, Kay

Virginia Spencer Carr collection

  • ASM0058
  • Collection
  • 1913-1984

The Virginia Spencer Carr Collection contains correspondence, research notes, interviews (transcripts and audio tapes), photographs, manuscript drafts of publications and other materials compiled and created by Virginia Spencer Carr in the course ...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

Holsum Bakery records

  • ASM0533
  • Collection
  • 1913-1994

The Fuchs Baking Co. bakery in Miami, colloquially known as the Holsum Bakery, was founded in 1913 and closed in 1994. The Holsum Bakery Collection contains reports, minutes, certificates, brochures, appraisal reports, and other official files, do...

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